Saturday, 19 August 2017

White Privilege.


One of the effects of globalization is migration.

People in Third World countries see the privileges that white people have and decide that they can never achieve that in their home countries.

They migrate to the West.

And people in the First World, fearing that they will lose their privileges, resist this movement.

This is called protecting our borders.

And it is the basis of the latest political swing to the right.

This is inevitable, however.

As the world is transformed by globalization mass movements of population will result unless we address the problems of poverty and oppression 

Many of these problems are caused by the West.

White privilege was established at the barrel of a gun.
And it is sustained by military might.

Our precious democracies and civil rights are maintained by domination.

As we move into the Age of Aquarius this domination will be called into question.

And we may see a more equal, more just world.


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Friday, 18 August 2017

Navigating.


Dealing with sexual expression as a single gay Christian is like navigating between whirlpools.

On one side is moral panic and fear leading to total abstinence.

On the other side is economic exploitation and cynicism leading to addiction.

We must navigate between these two extremes.

And not only that but we must negotiate the mental waters between moral condemnation and self-destructive negativity.

Sex is not bad or dirty as Satanists would have you think.

We do not need to be punished.

What we need is a positive attitude which is not controlled by evil.

A healthy moderation.

Only then will we be free.


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Thursday, 17 August 2017

Religions.


"I came to the conclusion long ago that all religions were true and also that all had some error in them....."  Mahatma Gandhi.

Rejecting one religion because it contains errors and adopting another will only result in experiencing different errors.

Many in our modern world have rejected institutional Christianity because of its errors and embraced Eastern religions like Buddhism.

But Buddhism contains basic errors which are no more palatable than Christian errors.

What Progressive Christianity seeks to do is to revise theological and doctrinal traditions and eliminate obvious errors.

If each of the world's religions engaged in this self-examination in the light of science and scholarship we may find more agreement between them.

Aquarius does not seek to form a new universal religion but to experience a new revelation which is common to all religions.


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Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Evidence.


So there's a Satanic conspiracy in rock music.

Where's your evidence?

Apart from the fact that most heavy metal bands are openly Satanic the key to it is death.

There are death metal bands, death actors, death writers, death T.V. shows, death songs.....

When a fan discovered hidden messages in Beatles music it was all about death.

"And in the Death....." begins Diamond Dogs.
Then, "This ain't rock and roll, this is genocide!"

Death is a religious concept - death to God.
"the wages of sin is death."  Romans 6:23a (NRSV)

So they spread sin and transgression in order to induce death.

Death is the basis of black magic.

And it represents power to them.

"the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil."  Hebrews 2:14c (NRSV)

So they deal with the devil.

Devil magic is backwards and upside-down.

There are many album covers with writing or images backwards or upside-down.

Sometimes there is a mixture of upright and inverted images or forwards and backwards words or letters.

This is done deliberately to confuse you or hide the Satanic nature of the music.

Black, funerals, skulls, graves, flames, spiders, snakes, darkness, evil, and hell.

All these things are in the music and videos.

They deal in negations and negativity.

The fall, murder, sin, suicide, hedonism, darkness, black, violence, night, blindness, deafness, dumbness.....

All feature in their music.

They call themselves Dogs - gods backwards.

And this is just the beginning of the evidence.


[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission.  All rights reserved.]

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Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Unbelievable.


Why is the Satanic conspiracy in our rock music and popular culture unbelievable?

For one thing no one believes in Satan.
So they assume there are no Satanists.

Devil worship only ever appears in the media as a fringe phenomenon with few followers.

But most rock bands from the 1960s and 1970s were followers of Aleister Crowley.

Most people don't realize that Aleister Crowley was not just a magician but he was a black magician and Satanist.

His writings include drug use and pacts with the devil.
His catch-cry was: Do what you will.

So, even if you don't believe in Satan, rock bands and celebrities do and have sold their souls for fame and fortune and a rock star reception.

They do the devil's work in our world.


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Monday, 14 August 2017

It's Not God's Fault.


One of the main reasons why God gets the blame for everything is because the Church does not reflect His true nature.

God is merciful, forgiving, compassionate, and loving.

But the Church has traditionally been judgemental, negative, demanding, even hateful.

God's Love takes away our fear.

The Church is ruled by fear.

We should look at the hierarchy of the Church as the Pharisees and Sadducees of our day - those who Jesus criticized.

So don't blame God for the defects of the Church.

Whether it be lust for power or a desire to rule the Church has had poor motivation.

Whether it be too rigid orthodoxy or spiritual immaturity the Church has not been ready.

It is time to revise the negative theology which has been used to justify the Machiavellian mass control techniques of the Church.

And return to the Gospel of Love.


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Sunday, 13 August 2017

Leaving Home.



In The Book of Joy - conversations between the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu - there is a postlude in which the honored guests attended the Dalai Lama's eightieth birthday party at the Tibetan Children's Village.

During the celebrations several children spoke about leaving their families in Tibet and taking the dangerous journey across the snow-covered mountains to India.

The children broke down in tears as they recalled saying goodbye to their parents and families in their beloved homeland.

They said that they could not experience joy again until they experienced the love and care of the teachers and friends at the Village.

This brought home to me the conviction that love is at the heart of human experience.

Without love we cannot feel joy, or hope, or even cope with life.
But when there is love we recover and feel as if we can live again.  


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